Course Syllabus

Course: AUTO 1039

Division: Business and Applied Tech
Department: Transportation Technology
Title: Automotive Technology III

Semester Approved: Spring 2018
Five-Year Review Semester: Spring 2023
End Semester: Spring 2024

Catalog Description: This course helps students understand and use work orders, calculate labor amounts, parts, and flat rate charges. Students shall also gain experience doing a variety of automotive repairs. This course may be repeated for a maximum of six credits.

Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Credit/Time Requirement: Credit: 2; Lecture: 0; Lab: 4
Clock/Hour Requirements: 60
Offered for Non-Credit: Yes

Prerequisites: N/A

Corequisites: N/A

Justification: This course prepares students to work in an automotive shop. The program advisory committee recommends that students learn to work in an automotive shop environment.

Student Learning Outcomes:
Students will learn to calculate flat rate time for automotive repairs. Students will be assessed by the completion of work orders and their weekly log book.

Students will learn to keep a weekly time log documenting the work completed in class. Students will be assessed by the completion of work orders and their weekly log book.

Students will perform service and repair on customer vehicles and projects in a professional manner. Students will be assessed by the completion of project: work orders, their weekly log book, observation, and demonstration.

Course objectives will be accomplished by students doing necessary repair work on autos in the automotive shop.

Key Performance Indicators:
Students will be graded on the completion of their weekly time log, completion of work orders, completion of projects, attendance, and participation.

Weekly Time Log 50 to 70%

Work Orders 0 to 5%

Projects 10 to 20%

Attendance and Participation 5 to 20%

Representative Text and/or Supplies:
Instructional materials provided by instructor

Pedagogy Statement:
This is a lab class in which students will be taught using demonstration, supervised lab assignments, and live work in the Automotive Repair Shop with guidance and assistance from the instructors.

Instructional Mediums:

Maximum Class Size: 18
Optimum Class Size: 10